Thursday, May 31, 2018

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov Meets North Korean Leader Kim Jong-un

TASS: Kim Jong-un: North Korea highly values Russia's course for opposing US dominance

Sergey Lavrov’s visit to Pyongyang shows that Moscow pays much attention to the development of relations with Pyongyang, the North Korean leader said

PYONGYANG, May 31. /TASS/. North Korea highly values the Russian government’s course, in particular that of President Vladimir Putin, for countering the US’ dominance, North Korean leader Kim Jong-un said at a meeting with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov on Thursday. The footage of the meeting was published on YouTube.

"The situation on the Korean Peninsula is changing in accordance with the requirements of the interests of the two countries’ [North and South Korea] nations. I highly value the fact that Putin’s administration strictly opposes the US’ dominance," Kim Jong-un stressed. "You strictly oppose, and we are always ready to conduct negotiations and a profound exchange of opinions with the Russian side on this issue."

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WNU Editor: The Kremlin is out of the loop on what is happening on the Korean peninsula. This Lavrov - Kin Jong-un meeting should have happened two or three months ago.

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1 comment:

B.Poster said...

Somehow I am skeptical that they are "out of the loop." NK and Russia are staunch allies. I think it more likely that they know everything and have had a key role in the entire process and the "meeting" is a mere formality based upon what has already been known.